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Date: Aug 24, 2015

Original release (August 24  10:58 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a Sunday afternoon shooting in Dundalk that left a man injured.

At 3:40 p.m., Baltimore County Police responded to an area hospital after an adult male victim came to the facility suffering from a single gunshot wound to the lower body.

The victim told police that he had been walking in the area of New Pittsburg Avenue 21222 when he felt a “burning” in his lower body. He then realized that he had been shot and had someone drive him to the hospital.

The victim is expected to survive his injury.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit. Detectives will be working to determine if this was a targeted crime.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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If you have information on the above crime/suspect please call, text, or e-mail: Metro Crime Stoppers hotline available 24-hours a day toll free.

You can remain anonymous.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text message: Text "MCS" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637)

Web tip:

Baltimore County Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in a July 27 hit and run in Essex that left a man seriously injured.

At 2:16 a.m. on July 27, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to Eastern Boulevard for a report of a serious crash. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a seriously injured pedestrian. The pedestrian, a 35-year-old male, was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for treatment.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the pedestrian had been standing on a median strip on Eastern Boulevard east of Woodward Drive. The pedestrian stepped onto east-bound Eastern Boulevard and was struck by an east-bound vehicle. That vehicle fled the scene.

The vehicle is described as a dark colored 4-door Jeep Wrangler.

Images of the vehicle were captured on a surveillance camera.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

Revised June 27, 2017